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FarPoint.Win.Spread Assembly / FarPoint.Win.Spread Namespace / SheetView Class / OpenExcel Method / OpenExcel(String,String) Method
Path and name of the file to open
Name of the sheet to load from the file

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    OpenExcel(String,String) Method
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    Opens an Excel file and loads the specified sheet (by name) from that file into this sheet.
    Public Overloads Function OpenExcel( _
       ByVal fileName As String, _
       ByVal excelSheetName As String _
    ) As Boolean
    Dim instance As SheetView
    Dim fileName As String
    Dim excelSheetName As String
    Dim value As Boolean
    value = instance.OpenExcel(fileName, excelSheetName)
    public bool OpenExcel( 
       string fileName,
       string excelSheetName


    Path and name of the file to open
    Name of the sheet to load from the file

    Return Value

    Boolean: true if successful; false otherwise
    This example open an Excel file and loads it in the active sheet.
    OpenFileDialog ofd = new OpenFileDialog();
    string s;
    ofd.Filter = "Excel files (*.xls)|*.xls";
    ofd.FilterIndex = 2;
    ofd.InitialDirectory = Application.StartupPath;
    ofd.RestoreDirectory = true;
    if (ofd.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK) 
        s = ofd.FileName;
        fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.OpenExcel(s, "Sheet1");
    Dim s As String
    Dim ofd As New OpenFileDialog()
    ofd.Filter = "Excel files (*.xls)|*.xls"
    ofd.FilterIndex = 2
    ofd.InitialDirectory = Application.StartupPath
    ofd.RestoreDirectory = True
    If ofd.ShowDialog() = DialogResult.OK Then
        s = ofd.FileName
        FpSpread1.ActiveSheet.OpenExcel(s, "Sheet1")
    End If
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